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totality

the state or period of an eclipse when light from the eclipsed body is totally obscured

totality

(toh-tal -ă-tee) See eclipse.

totality

[tō′tal·əd·ē]
(astronomy)
The portion of a total eclipse of the sun during which the sun is entirely covered by the moon at a specified location on the earth's surface.
The portion of a total eclipse of the moon or other body during which the eclipsed body is entirely within the umbra of the eclipsing body.
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With Hegel's philosophy ,,we are at once in the order of essence, meaning in the hardest and also most important part of logic, because this is where we see intermediates' play and totalities' built" (Biris 2007, 24).
With respect to the problematic of totality and limitation that Badiou pursues, its use is that it can effectively be mobilized in a critical mode by practitioners of paradoxico-criticism to model and interrogate the contradictions that characterize the totalities of the sayable and thinkable themselves.
These parts are neither light nor dense in their totalities, because if it would move upward, some of the parts would move downward because they are spherical in their shapes and have many dimensions, but indeed, the levity and density are in their parts, so if the heaven is light or heavy potentially, that is in its totality--and we have proved that by nature, the upward or downward movement of the heaven is negated (maslub) to its totality, and to prove that we depended on some of your premises.